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Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.2, No. 5)

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Page : 207-210


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A 40 years old lady presented to our OPD with mild discomfort in swallowing, nasal block, left ear block on & off, hyponasal voice for the past 6 months. On examination a smooth mass was seen in the oropharynx hanging from above . On Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy, the mass was seen to be rising from left eustachian cushion obstructing the left side of the choana completely. The same mass seen partially occluding the right side as well . No attachment to any other walls of the nasopharynx was made out. routine in‐ vestigation were done including CT Parana‐ sal Sinuses and Neck. It showed the mass extending from the nasopharynx upto the oropharynx 6/4 cm Housefield Units? ‐32 to 17. Under local anaesthesia, endoscope as‐ sisted biopsy was taken and sent for HPE. Under GA, endoscopic assisted excision of the mass doneusing Radio‐Frequency Abla‐ tor with haemostasis . Post operative period was uneventful

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